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JLL Spark
JLL Spark

Staff Azure DevOps Architect (REMOTE)

JLL Technologies

JLL Technologies

Software Engineering, IT
Chicago, IL, USA · Chicago, IL, USA · Illinois, USA · Raleigh, NC, USA · North Carolina, USA · Minneapolis, MN, USA · Minneapolis, MN, USA · Fort Worth, TX, USA · Fort Worth, TX, USA · Texas, USA · Salt Lake City, UT, USA · Salt Lake City, UT, USA · Houston, TX, USA · Houston, TX, USA · Orlando, FL, USA · Orlando, FL, USA · Miami Beach, FL, USA · Miami, FL, USA · Atlanta, GA, USA · Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2023

JLL supports the Whole You, personally and professionally.

Our people at JLL are shaping the future of real estate for a better world by combining world class services, advisory and technology to our clients. We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry; and we support them through professional growth, flexibility, and personalized benefits to manage life in and outside of work. Whether you’ve got deep experience in commercial real estate, skilled trades, and technology, or you’re looking to apply your relevant experience to a new industry, we empower you to shape a brighter way forward so you can thrive professionally and personally.

This role is REMOTE

Embedded Azure DevOps (Platform Enablement)

About the Role

As a Staff DevOps Engineer on the Embedded Azure DevOps team, you will be instrumental in the delivery of software applications that allow our customers to transform the management of commercial real estate investments. You’ll play a critical role and have equal ownership with the development teams in designing, implementing, and maintaining the infrastructure that powers and supports state of the art PropTech such as our decarbonization tools and IoT building system sensors.

The ability to work as peers with senior developers and development engineering is a key aspect of this role. Great technical acumen is table stakes for the role with extensive experience in one of the major cloud providers, preferably AWS, strong leadership, and strong communication skills are your differentiators. You will be required to make sound business and technical trade-off decisions that align with business objectives and enterprise compliance requirements.

We are a group of collaborators that operate as entrepreneurial startups, and in this role, you will develop solutions and partner with engineers to set up the foundation that will be leveraged by both internal and external customers. This is a fantastic opportunity to have real ownership of projects and to be able to see your work come to life on a global scale.

Our software is built using modern web frameworks and architectures such as JAMstack and Serverless Computing and Containers on multiple clouds.

This role is fully remote but with availability to work during US (United States) time zones.

Who You Are

  • You have a bachelor's degree in computer science or other engineering discipline

  • You have 8+ years of experience in 24x7 production operations for a SaaS (Software as a Service) or cloud service provider

  • You have experience architecting Azure IaaS (infrastructure as a service) and PaaS (Platform as a Service) offerings

  • You have experience with container orchestration and management platforms (Kubernetes, Docker)

  • You have experience with leading infrastructure and application monitoring tools (AppDynamics, Splunk)

  • You have deployed and managed Infrastructure as Code (Terraform)

  • You possess system programming skills in Go, Python, PowerShell, Bash etc.

  • You are familiar with CI/CD practices and tools (Git, Jenkins, Azure DevOps)

  • You can diagnose and troubleshoot JavaScript and Java applications

  • You have a strong understanding of networking concepts

  • You understand distributed, event-based messaging architectures (Azure Event Hub, Azure Service Bus, Kafka, etc.)

  • You have strong interpersonal and team skills - ability to implement process and influence engineers who are not direct reports

  • You can operate in an agile, collaborative, entrepreneurial start-up environment

What You’ll Do

  • Build and maintain a resilient, secure, and efficient SaaS application platform to meet established service levels

  • Automate build, test, and deployment for distributed, fault-tolerant infrastructure

  • Monitoring and incident response for distributed applications

  • Collaborate with developers to bring new features and services into production using best practices

  • Utilize a combination of open-source and custom software to solve product challenges

  • Drive improvement to operational practices and procedures

  • Proactively meet standards for information security and compliance, such as ISO (International Standards Organization), SOX (Sarbanes Oxley), SSAE (Standards for Attestation Engagements) 16, etc.

  • Exert considerable influence on the overall objectives and long-term goals of your team

  • Shepherd the definition, documentation, and improvement of our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high-scale web environment

  • Represent JLLT (JLL Technologies) Engineering and its values in public communication around broad initiatives, specific projects, and community contributions. Interact with customers and other external stakeholders as a consultant and spokesperson for the work of your team

  • Drive innovation on the team with a willingness to experiment and to boldly confront problems of immense complexity and scope

  • Actively seek out difficult impediments to our efficiency as a team ("technical debt"), propose and implement solutions that will enable the entire team to iterate faster


Hybrid –Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Dallas Fort Worth, TX, Houston, TX, Miami, FL, Minneapolis, MN, Orlando, FL, Raleigh, NC, Salt Lake City, UT

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet all the requirements. We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:

JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health. Some of these benefits may include:

  • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Care

  • Paid parental leave at 100% of salary

  • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays

  • Flexible and Remote Work Arrangements may be available

About JLL

For over 200 years, JLL (NYSE: JLL), a leading global commercial real estate and investment management company, has helped clients buy, build, occupy, manage and invest in a variety of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential and retail properties. A Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $20.9 billion and operations in over 80 countries around the world, our more than 103,000 employees bring the power of a global platform combined with local expertise. Driven by our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world, we help our clients, people and communities SEE A BRIGHTER WAY. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit

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